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  • Avon Church Holds Clothing Sale To Boost Scholarship Fund

    AVON — A local church is holding a clothing sale Sept. 19 to help low-income students from Hartford get a Catholic high school education. That sale is being organized by the social justice committee at St. Ann's Church. Proceeds from the fifth...
  • Student debt: Not just a young person's problem anymore

    WASHINGTON Student loan debt is not just a problem for young people. Still in the red on her old college loans, 57-year-old Rosemary Anderson told a Senate committee Wednesday about her ongoing battle with student debt, and her fear that the Social...
  • Today is the big day!

    Today is the big day!
    If you're helping the Eagles open the PPL Center Friday night, here's everything you need to know to stay in the fast lane ... Farewell, Taminco! The Lehigh Valley is about to lose its third-biggest publicly-traded company through a $2.8 billion...
  • Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants

    Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants
    The Lake County Water Authority is accepting applications for its annual "Drop-by-Drop: You Make a Difference!" mini grants to promote awareness and education of freshwater-resources in Lake. Community and education grants of up to $2,000 will be...
  • Hollywood chamber event benefits scholarship fund

    Grapes for Grades, which benefits the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation, is back for its 12th year on Sept. 19. The event, presented by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, includes wine tasting, food from local restaurants, live music, a...
  • Iron Yard, Code School collaborate on scholarship

    Iron Yard, Code School collaborate on scholarship
    Orlando’s newest computer programming school, The Iron Yard, is set to begin its first class Sept. 22, and there is now a $2,500 scholarship available for one student for the program’s $10,000 tuition for a 12-week program. The news is...
  • Mixed-media artist Barbara Aubin dies

     Mixed-media artist Barbara Aubin dies
    Barbara Aubin, a Chicago artist and art teacher, helped start the Chicago Women's Caucus for Art in the early 1970s and taught for years at Chicago State University. Ms. Aubin, 86, died of ascending cholangitis caused by an infection of the bile duct on...
  • Number of aging Americans paying student loans soars: U.S. report

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The rising cost of higher education is dogging Americans into retirement, with people aged 65 and older still carrying some $18.2 billion in unpaid student loans, according to a federal report released on Wednesday. While the...
  • Local students in line for National Merit Scholarships

    Students from local high schools are among thousands of semifinalists in the running for prestigious National Merit Scholarships. Out of 16,000 semifinalists, 143 students from Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Chet Celebrates College Savings Month With Savings Starter Kit, Webinars

    State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier and the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) are celebrating National College Savings Month this September by offering parents a free CHET college savings starter kit. CHET -- the state's 529 college savings plan -...
  • States collaborate to keep track of students

    For years, Washington state has collected data on students from prekindergarten through college, and then workforce statistics to better understand how students move from school to college and jobs. One recent study of dropouts, for example, revealed...